Mississippi , US

Mississippi: State of the United States of America

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Seal of Mississippi '2014%E2%80%93present' seal image
Seal of Mississippi '2014%E2%80%93present'
Seal of Mississippi '2014%E2%80%93present' seal image

Geography

Mississippi is located at 32°45'1"N 89°45'1"W (32.7504100, -89.7503600). It has 4 neighbors: Arkansas, Louisiana, Tennessee and Alabama.

Mississippi map

The largest city of Mississippi is Jackson with a population of 157,821. Other cities include, Gulfport population 71,438, West Gulfport population 71,329, Auburn population 60,258 and Southaven population 56,644. See all Mississippi cities & populated places.

Weather

Mississippi forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Mississippi Quick Facts

Population : 2,966,786
Country : United States of America
Head of government : Governor of Mississippi
Area : 125443 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.11%
Land as percent of area : 96.89%
Legislative body : Mississippi Legislature
Named for : Mississippi River
Official language : English
Altitude : 299 feet / 91 meters
Capital : Jackson
Establishment : December 12, 1817 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−06:00, America/Chicago
Local time : 15:59:14 (24th September 2021)
Weather : 78℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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Mississippi has 4 neighbours.

  • Arkansas state of the United States of America
  • Louisiana state in the southern United States
  • Tennessee state of the United States of America
  • Alabama One of the 50 states that make up the United States of America is Alabama. Its capital is Montgomery, and Birmingham is its most populous city. It is located in the country's South Region, Southeast Central Division. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, with the Chattahoochee River forming the southern half of this boundary, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. On 14 December 1819, as state number 22, he was admitted to the Union.

  • Jackson County
  • Jasper County
  • Attala County
  • Jefferson County
  • Leflore County
  • Adams County
  • Claiborne County
  • Marshall County
  • Smith County
  • Carroll County
  • Hancock County
  • Wilkinson County
  • Prentiss County
  • Choctaw County
  • Yazoo County
  • Quitman County
  • Forrest County
  • Lawrence County
  • Yalobusha County
  • Greene County
  • Harrison County
  • Coahoma County
  • Tunica County
  • Lowndes County
  • Winston County
  • Madison County
  • Itawamba County
  • Webster County
  • Union County
  • Grenada County
  • Sunflower County
  • Kemper County
  • Lamar County
  • Benton County
  • Stone County
  • Newton County
  • Humphreys County
  • Simpson County
  • Lee County
  • Tippah County
  • Noxubee County
  • Sharkey County
  • Panola County
  • Bolivar County
  • Tishomingo County
  • Jefferson Davis County
  • Tallahatchie County
  • Jones County
  • Chickasaw County
  • Covington County
  • Issaquena County
  • Wayne County
  • Rankin County
  • Alcorn County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Pike County
  • Franklin County
  • Lincoln County
  • Perry County
  • Monroe County
  • George County
  • Copiah County
  • Calhoun County
  • Neshoba County
  • Pontotoc County
  • Tate County
  • Pearl River County
  • Hinds County
  • Amite County
  • Montgomery County
  • Lafayette County
  • Holmes County
  • Walthall County
  • Washington County
  • Clarke County
  • Scott County
  • Oktibbeha County
  • Warren County
  • Marion County
  • Leake County
  • DeSoto County
  • Clay County

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1910 1,797,114 - census
1920 1,790,618 -0.36% census
1930 2,009,821 10.91% census
1940 2,183,796 7.97% census
1950 2,178,914 -0.22% census
1960 2,178,141 -0.04% census
1970 2,216,912 1.75% census
1980 2,520,638 12.05% census
1990 2,573,216 2.04% census
2000 2,844,658 9.54% census
2010 2,967,297 4.13% census
2011 2,978,731 0.38% estimation process
2012 2,983,816 0.17% estimation process
2013 2,988,711 0.16% estimation process
2014 2,990,468 0.06% estimation process
2015 2,988,471 -0.07% estimation process
2016 2,987,938 -0.02% estimation process
2017 2,988,510 0.02% estimation process
2018 2,981,020 -0.25% estimation process
2019 2,976,149 -0.16% estimation process
2020 2,966,786 -0.32% estimation process

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People born in Mississippi (198)

People born in Mississippi, including jazz tenor saxophonist and sometimes clarinetist Lester Young, blues singer and songwriter Lil Green, blues musician Gus Cannon, you can see a list of people who born in Mississippi.

  • Thomas Watt Gregory (American lawyer (1861-1933)) he was born in 06/11/1861
  • Jimmy Reed (American blues musician and songwriter) he was born in 06/09/1925
  • Mildrette Netter (athletics competitor) she was born in 16/06/1948
  • Mushulatubbee (Choctaw Chief) he was born in 01/01/1770
  • Jarboe (Singer, long-time member of Swans) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Sonny Boy Williamson II (American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter) he was born in 01/01/1899
  • Archie Moore (American boxer (1913-1998)) he was born in 13/12/1913
  • Lucille Bogan (American blues singer) she was born in 01/04/1897
  • Eddie Willis (African-American soul musician) he was born in 03/06/1936
  • Troy H. Middleton (United States Army general) he was born in 12/10/1889
  • Henry Sloan (African American Delta blues musician) he was born in 01/01/1870
  • Arthur Crudup (American recording artist; Delta blues singer, songwriter and guitarist) he was born in 24/08/1905
  • Max Palmer (American professional wrestler and actor (1927-1984)) he was born in 02/11/1927
  • Babe Stovall (American Delta blues singer and songwriter) he was born in 14/10/1907
  • Rogue (fictional superhero appearing in Marvel Comics)
  • Big Daddy Kinsey (American Chicago blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player) he was born in 18/03/1927
  • Hardin Richard Runnels (American politician (1820-1873)) he was born in 30/08/1820
  • Bob Curtis (American dancer) he was born in 01/09/1925

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Largest Cities in Mississippi (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mississippi.

City Name Title County Population
Jackson Capital and largest city of Mississippi Hinds 157,821
Gulfport City in Mississippi Harrison 71,438
West Gulfport City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America Harrison 71,329
Auburn City in Lee County, Alabama, USA Lee 60,258
Southaven City in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States De Soto 56,644
Biloxi City in Harrison County, Mississippi Harrison 46,127
Hattiesburg City in Lamar County and Forrest County, Mississippi, United States; county seat of Forrest County, Mississippi Forrest 45,806
Olive Branch City in De Soto County, Mississippi, United States De Soto 39,646
Tupelo City in and county seat of Lee County, Mississippi, United States Lee 38,303
City of Tupelo City in and county seat of Lee County, Mississippi, United States Lee 38,114
Meridian City in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States Lauderdale 36,011
City of Greenville City in Washington County, Mississippi, United States Washington 30,686
Oxford City in Lafayette County, Mississippi, United States of America Amite 28,635
Greenville City in Washington County, Mississippi, United States Washington 28,315
Horn Lake City in De Soto County, Mississippi, United States De Soto 27,282
Pearl City in Rankin County, Mississippi Rankin 26,560

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Mississippi Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Hinds County 227,966
Harrison County 208,801
De Soto County 173,323
Rankin County 155,975
Jackson County 143,802
Madison County 106,871
Lee County 85,466
Forrest County 75,009
Lauderdale County 73,751
Jones County 67,993
Lamar County 64,165
Lowndes County 58,309
Pearl River County 55,876
Lafayette County 54,408
Oktibbeha County 49,789
Hancock County 48,000

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Map Pontchratrain Basin Isle of Orleans 1880
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Map of Usa Highlighting Mississippi
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Mississippi Counties Map Katrina Disaster Areas
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Mississippi Counties Map Katrina Disaster Areas 1
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Usa Mississippi Location Map